THE ART SCHOOL REOPENS The doors of the Art School union were shut for months, the doors were due to reopen – but then didn’t – now they will, finally. The opening night party (Thu 23 Jan) is a Croc V Croc special, loaded with local DJ talent, including Jackie Your Body, David Barbarossa and Fielding Hope, followed by Jonnie Wilkes from Optimo playing Bondage / Education in the Vic Bar the night after, and visits from Shackleton (Fri 7 Feb, see preview, page 46) and Zoviet France (Sat 15 Feb, see preview, page 48), soon after. ■ The Art School, Glasgow. See theartschool.co.uk for mixtapes and info.
£7 after. The mighty Messenger Sound System blasts out the best in righteous reggae, dub and roots with MC Ras Echo. ■ Mumbo Jumbo at the Bongo Club. 1 Feb, 11pm–3am. £3 before midnight; £7 after (£5). Headspin’s Steve Austin and Colin Miller join forces with Tackno’s Trendy Wendy, mixing up funk, soul, electro, house and good time party tunes. ■ Nightfilm at Cabaret Voltaire. 25 Jan, 11pm–3am. £7 (£5). The brainchild of Mighty Mouse and Matt Van Schie, this club night showcases the cream of disco and house with Le Visiteur and Kipp$ guesting. ■ Pop Rocks at Electric Circus. 15 Feb, 10.30pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. Night of 80s classics and 90s pop hits from the Beep Beep, Yeah! DJs. ■ Soulsville at the Bongo Club. 15 Feb, 11pm–3am. £5. Tsatsu and Fryer spin the best in soul, doo-wop, rhythm & blues and rock’n’roll now with an added kick of live dancers on stage and down home blues in the loft. ■ Speaker Bite Me at Electric Circus. 1 Feb, 10.30pm–3am. £5 before midnight; £6 after. The Evol DJs take charge at this alternative disco night of indie, hip hop and a dash of electro, which features everything from Dizzee Rascal to The Cribs. ■ Tease Age at Citrus Club. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. Free before 11pm; £5 after. This indie stalwart dishes up everything from swinging 60s hits to baggy Manchester faves as well as a host of current NME chart botherers with DJ Monkee Mickee. ■ We Own at Sneaky Pete’s. 1 Feb, 11pm–3am. £5. The party starters present their own club tour. Sunday Edinburgh
FREE Coalition at Sneaky Pete’s. Weekly 11pm–3am. Drum & bass, breaks, dubstep, techno and electro from the resident team. FREE The Church of High Kicks
at CC Blooms. Weekly 6–11pm. New daytime gay/mixed club session hosted over by the delectable Jon Pleased Wimmin and a mix of house, pop, disco, new wave a trash tracks. Plus shows from The Fabulous Kickettes, a weekly talent show (with a £50 prize) and a ‘retro’ buffet. ■ Wasabi Disco at Sneaky Pete’s. 15 Feb, 11pm–3am. £3 (members free). Another dose of disco, new wave, punk and New York grooves at this ‘no holds barred disco death match’. Monday Edinburgh
■ Zoo at Lulu. Weekly 10.30pm–3am. £3. Student night with Barrie Wilkins, Neil Fleming and zoo-themed decor. Chart & Party FREE Mixed Up Mondays at the Hive. Weekly 10pm–3am. Two rooms of requests, be it chart, cheese, indie, rock, pop punk or 90s hits.
■ Hector’s House at Cabaret Voltaire. Weekly 11pm–3am. £4. Dedicated to house in its many forms, from vocal to progressive via disco, electro and Chicago grooves. ■ I Love Hip Hop at the Bongo Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3. Hip hop classics and brand new rap tracks, plus live performances, MCs and guest DJs. FREE Soul Jam at Sneaky Pete’s. Weekly 11pm–3am. Old school, real deal soul, funk and hip hop. Wednesday Edinburgh
FREE Champion Sound at the Bongo Club. Weekly 11pm–3am. Club night of dub, dubstep and drum & bass. ■ Witness at Sneaky Pete’s. Weekly 11pm–3am. £3 (members free). Garage, UK funky, dubstep and bassline house from residents Ross & Andy Witness. Upcoming guests include Lvis 1990 (22 Jan) and Monki and TOYC (5 Feb).
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